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  • Highmark Blue Shield Awards $425,000 in Blue Fund Grants to Health-Based Projects

    Highmark Blue Shield Awards $425,000 in Blue Fund Grants to Health-Based Projects

    08/09/2021

    Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York Blue Fund today announced $425,000 in grants to support four major health-based projects across the Capital Region that will have a positive impact on behavioral health, cardiovascular health, health care workforce development and healthy children.
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  • Highmark Blue Shield Employees Collect more than 1,200 Pounds of Food for Regional Food Bank

    Highmark Blue Shield Employees Collect more than 1,200 Pounds of Food for Regional Food Bank

    08/05/2021

    Today, Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York employees lined up at the company’s headquarters for its second annual drive-through food drive to benefit the Regional Food Bank.
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  • Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York Distributes 4,000 Hand Sanitizers and Masks to Local Health Departments

    Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York Distributes 4,000 Hand Sanitizers and Masks to Local Health Departments

    05/13/2021

    Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York distributed more than 4,000 hand sanitizers, 4,000 pens and hundreds of face masks to Albany, Rensselaer and Schenectady County Departments of Health for their upcoming vaccine clinics.
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  • Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York Provides more than $100,000 to Area Non-Profits in First Quarter of 2021

    Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York Provides more than $100,000 to Area Non-Profits in First Quarter of 2021

    05/03/2021

    Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York announced today that it invested a total of $101,800 in 15 non-profit organizations in Northeastern New York in the first quarter of 2021 for partnerships and sponsorships, supporting and enhancing the community’s health and well-being.
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  • Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York Announces 2021 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

    Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York Announces 2021 Blue Fund Grant Cycle

    03/12/2021

    Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York’s Blue Fund has opened its 2021 grant cycle, and is now accepting applications online through April 16, 2021 for grants to organizations and initiatives that align with at least one of Blue Fund’s key health areas that support the Capital Region’s greatest needs.
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  • Highmark Inc. announces completion of affiliation with HealthNow New York Inc.

    Highmark Inc. announces completion of affiliation with HealthNow New York Inc.

    03/01/2021

    Highmark Inc. announced today that its affiliation unveiled in June 2020 with HealthNow New York Inc. has become effective.
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  • One of America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes

    One of America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes

    02/12/2021

    HealthNow New York, Inc. DBA as BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and BlueShield of Northeastern New York has been named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers.
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  • Comprehensive Network of Region’s Leading Hospitals

    Comprehensive Network of Region’s Leading Hospitals

    02/12/2021

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York Announces Comprehensive Network of Region’s Leading Hospitals
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  • BlueShield Presents Free, Healthy Fun for Community During Winter Break

    BlueShield Presents Free, Healthy Fun for Community During Winter Break

    02/11/2021

    BlueShield of Northeastern New York is presenting February Fun in 2021, a week-long series of free, virtual fieldtrips and activities for families to enjoy during Winter Break from Monday, Feb. 15 through Friday, Feb. 19.
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  • BlueShield Announces New Measures to Support Community During COVID-19 Pandemic

    BlueShield Announces New Measures to Support Community During COVID-19 Pandemic

    12/29/2020

    To ensure members continue to have access to the care they need during the COVID-19 pandemic, BlueShield of Northeastern New York announced today that it will cover all costs associated with all FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines for its fully insured Commercial and Medicare members.
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